Meet The Staff

Meet the friendly and knowledgable Staff of Cranberry Oral Surgery. For assistance, please call us at ☎ Chranberry Township Oral Surgery Office Phone Number 724-779-7999.

Photo of Diane L. Hitchan RN, BSN: Practice Coordinator for Oral Surgery practice in Cranberry Township PA

Diane L. Hitchan RN, BSN

Diane has been a registered nurse since 1982 and worked in Labor & Delivery at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh and Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina for the past 30 years. In 2001 Diane joined her husband as he began his solo practice in oral and implant surgery. Diane is instrumental in coordinating the front and back office operations. She also enjoys monitoring and recovering sedated patients.

Besides raising her three children, Diane enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with good friends.

Malinda Alvarez

Malinda has over 8 years of experience in the administration of dental offices. She takes great pride in maximizing our patients’ insurance benefits and making their oral surgery experience as pleasant and efficient as possible. 

Her interests include her family, camping, gardening and her pet beagle, “Sam.”

Photo of Malinda Alvarez: Administrative & Insurance Coordinator for Oral Surgery practice in Cranberry Township PA
Photo of Meghan McCartan: Sugical Assistant for Oral Surgery practice in Cranberry Township PA

Meghan McCartan

Meghan McCartan has been an oral surgical assistant for over 10 years. Her skills and experience have been a great asset to Dr. Hitchan’s practice.

Meghan enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Kayla Leffler

Kayla is a certified dental assistant who enjoys the pace and variety of treatment in oral surgery. Kayla is new to Western PA having worked in North Carolina and living in Nevada for much of her life. She especially enjoys learning about Western Pennsylvania through discussions with our patients. Kayla is busy raising her three sons and enjoys baking, making new friends and being active in her church. 

Kayla Leffler